SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s World Series time. San Francisco will host Detroit for Game 1 this evening. Left-hander Barry Zito (ZEE’-toh) gets the start for the Giants while the Tigers hand the ball to Justin Verlander.
MIAMI (AP) — A last-place finish in the NL East, and a knack for sticking his foot in his mouth, has cost Ozzie Guillen his job as manager of the Miami Marlins. The Fish finished 69-93 in Guillen’s only season on their bench.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys could be without their leading tackler for the rest of the season. According to the team’s website, linebacker Sean Lee suffered ligament damage in his right big toe on Sunday and will undergo surgery to repair the damage.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be back behind the wheel of his familiar No. 88 car this weekend at Martinsville. NASCAR’s most-popular driver has been medically cleared to go racing after sitting out the last two Sprint Cup races due to concussions.
ISTANBUL (AP) — The defending champion is out of the WTA Championships. Petra Kvitova (kuh-VIHT’-oh-vuh) withdrew today because of a viral illness and is being replaced by first-alternate Samantha Stosur.
Source: Associated Press